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Bluebells forests

She was bleak. No one appeared to believe in her dreams. When she started to describe them with her vivid enthusiasm, her friends chuckled, her cousins told she was crazy and her parents never had time to give her their ears. Her dreams didn’t make any sense to them, because they had fairies involved in them, and who’s gonna believe in fairies and fairy tales now?

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TED > How to grow a forest in your backyard

Forests don’t have to be far-flung nature reserves, isolated from human life. Instead, we can grow them right where we are — even in cities. Eco-entrepreneur Shubhendu Sharma grows ultra-dense, biodiverse mini-forests of native species in urban areas by engineering soil, microbes and biomass to kickstart natural growth processes. Follow along as he describes how to grow a 100-year-old forest in just 10 years, and learn how you can get in on this tiny jungle party.

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